It was seven years ago Colorado voters banned gay marriage, and now civil unions are becoming law. Gay rights activists are calling it a step toward equality, however there are still distinct lines between civil unions and marriage.
"We had our own wedding in 2010, so at that point... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - Unions may be united in working to re-elect President Barack Obama, but their leaders also are trying to repair bitter divisions over his rejection of an oil pipeline from Canada to Texas. Trade unions representing workers who stand to benefit from new construction jobs from the Keystone... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - Crowds of union members, college students and others are adding their voices to the demonstrators who've been camped out near Wall Street.
About 1,000 students held up signs denouncing the dismal state of the economy as they marched to Foley Square in lower Manhattan on... more »
DENVER (AP) -- Colorado union members say they support a move by unions to change their image and support jobs for everyone, not just union jobs.
Danny Lopez, a member of Teamster's Local 17 in Denver, says too many companies are setting up two tiers for workers --one for... more »
Gov. Bill Ritter has once again angered union workers by vetoing a bill that would have eliminated Colorado's pay for performance program.
In his veto message, the governor acknowledged Monday that the state personnel system is broken, but he says it would cost too much to switch to a... more »
The Obama administration has approved a new rule making it easier for labor unions to organize workers at airline and railroad companies. The move is a major victory for unions that have struggled to reverse years of membership declines.
The most immediate impact of the change would be at... more »
Pueblo County School District 70 board memebrs voted Wednesday night to keep Vineland Middle School open, while making several cost-cutting moves.
The salaries of all non-union employees were frozen. Those same employees must take four unpaid furlough days. In addition, the district plans to open talks with its unions... more »
After six months of negotiations, unionized Colorado grocery workers at Safeway and Kroger Co.'s King Soopers and City Market chains are going to start voting on the companies' last, best and final contract offers.
United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 says ballots are being mailed starting Friday, and... more »
Some couples had been waiting so long for gay marriage to become legal they held midnight ceremonies, but officials in Vermont say there hasn't been a rush of applications for licenses. A new state law went into effect today allowing same-sex marriage. That makes the Green Mountain state the fifth... more »